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Ingredients

  • Pepper
  • Shrimp (already cooked)
  • Tzatzíki 
  • Coriander

Method

Slice pepper and place slices in the toaster

Mix Tzatzíki and shrimp

Spread the mix onto the toasted pepper

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This soup needs no garnish or side

  • 1 large Butternut Squash (halved lengthwise & seeded)
  • 1 medium Acorn Squash
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 cup cream or half & half
  • 1 leek (1/4 cup chopped)
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper
4.3/5 (11 Votes)

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Great as a starter or a nice light lunch

  • INGREDIENTS:
  • Romaine lettuce
  • 1 or 2 eggs
  • Creamy garlic & cheese dressing - see my recipe
2.8/5 (29 Votes)

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A healthy salad featuring nutrient dense kale and radicchio greens, accented with crispy pancetta, sugared walnuts ...

  • Pecans, halves 2 cups
  • Powdered sugar 1/2 cup
  • Cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin, ground 1/4 teaspoon
  • Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • Olive oil 1/4 cup
  • Pancetta, sliced and small diced 6 oz
  • Sherry vinegar 1/2 cup
  • Caper brine 1/4 cup
  • Maple syrup 6 Tablespoons
  • Black pepper, ground 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fuji apples, julienned cut 2 each
  • Radicchio, shredded 1 head
  • Kale, stemmed, finely shredded 8 oz
  • Fresh chives, small sliced 3 Tablespoons
  • Fresh tarragon, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon
  • Dried cherries 3/4 cup
  • Pecorino Romano cheese, shaved 2 oz
2.8/5 (18 Votes)

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Cheesy, creamy, and most of all delicious, this Queso Dip has so much flavor, it is no problem to hide a veggie in

  • 10 ounces cauliflower florets (about 3 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 8 ounces pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, plus a little extra for garnish (if desired)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper
  • ¼ cup diced tomato (I like to include only the ‘meaty’ parts, not the seeds and ‘liquidy’ parts), plus a little extra for garnish (if desired)
  • Chopped cilantro for garnish (if desired)
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